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Well worth stopping in

This quiet church is a lovely respite from the summer crowds in York. It has an interesting... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
ctrunfree
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Melbourne, Australia
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I know most folks come here to see York Minster and it certainly is an architectural gem. But this... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Sue S
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Ortonville, Michigan
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To its parishioners, this historical gem is an ideal place of worship that dates back to the times before the Norman Conquest.
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Micklegate, York YO1 6LE, England
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

This quiet church is a lovely respite from the summer crowds in York. It has an interesting exhibition on its former life as a Benedictine Priory, of which the church is the last surviving remnant. It's worth looking for the wall plaque commemorating the ill...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

I know most folks come here to see York Minster and it certainly is an architectural gem. But this little gem is hidden away in the heart of the city. I came across it by chance and went in to say a prayer. Such a...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We first came across this church when we moved to York. It’s history is unparalleled, predating York Minster and being the oldest church in the North of England. It’s got a really interesting exhibition of it’s Benedictine past. Fantastic atmosphere and a true place of...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful atmospheric church within the city walls of York, a quiet place to escape the bustling streets of york for a break and a rest, with excellent displays about the churches role in Christian worship in York. Next to many bars and restaurants on Micklegate...More

Thank Jonny P
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I was between meetings and was looking for somewhere to eat. Instead I feasted on the sights of this beautiful church. It was well lit and warm. The entrance was welcoming and I saw that parishioners had left Christmas cards for each other on a...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I was walking past the church and spotted a sign for an exhibition inside so went to have a look. The church itself is very old,very grand and very beautiful. The exhibition is at the back of the church which is interesting and easy to...More

Thank cazbatt
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We have been in York more times than we can count but the first time we visited this site was only because of a walking tour. This time, we were heading back into the centre of York from the Henry VII Experience and when we...More

Thank honeysrascal
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Walking down Micklegate we were attracted to this lovely old church with its exhibition about the history of the local Benedictine monks and priory. Also contains the original stocks!

Thank has2bperfect
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Free to enter, what struck me initially was the damp smell. There are no electric lights or emergency lighting or smoke detectors installed. Lighting is by candles and roof windows. The pews are in the shape of square contained boxes, worshipers facing both forward and...More

Thank figsbury
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Holy Trinity is an interesting church in itself with many fine features and memorials, but what makes it especially worth the wander up from the bustling streets of York centre is the excellent exhibition about the history of the priory of which this building formed...More

Thank Tom H
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